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and endanger u.s. security. as the government accountability office revealed scathing report from fiscal year 2007 through 20121, the justice department wasted $11 $11.4 million flying department executives around the country on non-mission using the gulf stream jets. they had other dire warnings from the cabinet. >> i don't think we can maintain the same level of security. >> whether it's press related i don't know but there are teachers getng pink slips now. >> the claims are under scrutiny with the last one yesterday from education secretary arnie duncan getting four pinocchios from the "washington post." because the teachers in west virginia did not lose their jobs from sequester. >> some of the things are not true. >> white house aides seem more concerned about the accuracy of journalist bob woodward, but his claim the president rewriting history to replace sequester by tax revenue and spending cut through sharp rebuke from white house aide sperling who declared journalists would regret reporting that. though officials today insisted that was not a threat. noting sperling is trying to ma
occasions. they are successful to make $1 billion in the u.s. last year. instead of paying corporate taxes on, that it will get a refund of $429 million. >> it's interesting. facebook paid out a huge amount of bonuses to the corporate executives and that greatly reduced the tax liability. >> facebook because of the stock options tax break getting refund from the federal government. of more than $400 million this year. more to come in # future. >> facebook has more tax deductions to go. the group citizens for tax justice reported details. >> employees cashed in stock options. at that point, did a tax deduction for the company. even though it didn't cost them a nickel, the government treats it as wages. they get a deduction for it. >> the company couldn't use them at all once and it will use more in coming years. $3 billion in tax break altogether, just the thing the president says we should stop. >> save hundreds of billions of dollars getting rid of the tax loopholes and deduction for the well off and well connected. >> that could apply to facebook. aside from face time with the president,
that the administration may ask the u.s. supreme court to strike down the gay marriage ban. doug mckelway looks at how the president's views and pronnouncement about the subject changed. >> the administration has until the end of the month to file a friend of the court brief against proposition 8, which may be the biggest supreme court civil rights case in decades. the bolt issue eliminate the right of same-sex couples in california to marry. a recent comment by president obama in which he uses the word "rights" led to speculation he may soon support the nationallization of gay marriage. >> my personal view which is that i think that same-sex couples should have the same rights and be treated like everybody else. >> a legal scholar speculates amy cuss brief by the administration would do little to sway justices as it reaches a wider audience. >> if they file a pro-gay marriage brief it would be political message to the country, at least as much as a legal message to the supreme court. >> the president's comment reveals evolution in his view of gay marriage. in his first three years in office while pri
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